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EXTRACT / INSERT Where virtual and real worlds collide | The Herbert

EXTRACT / INSERT Where virtual and real worlds collide | The Herbert | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
EXTRACT / INSERT is an immersive 3D experience that meshes the real world with a virtual world. (EXTRACT / INSERT : Where Virtual and Real Worlds Collide ...
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Future Day 2015: How Can Virtual Worlds Help to Improve the Physical World? - h+ Media

Future Day 2015: How Can Virtual Worlds Help to Improve the Physical World? - h+ Media | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Happy Future Day! This was actually filmed yesterday but is relevant for today. Gennady Stolyarov invites h+ Editor Peter Rothman to discuss the question, “How can virtual worlds help to improve the physical world?
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Museums See Different Virtues in Virtual Worlds

Museums See Different Virtues in Virtual Worlds | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum — both ambitious cosmopolitan art institutions — have taken diverging paths on the Internet.
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Facebook goes on 1200-person hiring spree in bid to launch virtual reality ... - Daily Mail

Facebook goes on 1200-person hiring spree in bid to launch virtual reality ... - Daily Mail | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
The social networking company aims to add nearly 1,200 new employees, the outgrowth of aggressive investments that executives have said will define the coming year.
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Walgreens testing mobile app for virtual doctor visits - CBS News

Walgreens testing mobile app for virtual doctor visits - CBS News | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Drug store chain will let patients see doctors and even get prescriptions through their smartphones
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Virtual Reality Fails Its Way to Success

Virtual Reality Fails Its Way to Success | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
For decades, V.R. was a complete flop. But now with the nausea-free Oculus Rift, it may be a total win.
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Some thoughts on virtual teaching and learning: 3D Virtual Worlds

Some thoughts on virtual teaching and learning: 3D Virtual Worlds | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
  Second identity...  your own virtual self...  realization of your not so realistic dreams... your dream house.... your dream "everything"... and eventually your virtual school with virtual s...
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New World Notes: Linden Lab Announces Performance Improvements to Second Life & SL Marketplace -- Who's Feeling Them

New World Notes: Linden Lab Announces Performance Improvements to Second Life & SL Marketplace -- Who's Feeling Them | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
I like hard numbers, so what do you think of these just announced by Linden: Even during peak usage periods [of the SL Marketplace] over the weekend, when in the past performance would degrade, we’re seeing response times that average...
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Museums See Different Virtues in Virtual Worlds

Museums See Different Virtues in Virtual Worlds | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum — both ambitious cosmopolitan art institutions — have taken diverging paths on the Internet.

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Linden Lab Community Portal Support Turnaround?

Linden Lab Community Portal Support Turnaround? | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I wrote a long detailed post on Linden Lab CEO Ebbe Altberg's Designing Worlds interview last week—specifically his proposal that there would be no common new user orientation in SL2 and...
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Linden Lab ceases development for Patterns

Linden Lab ceases development for Patterns | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Linden Lab just made the following announcement on their Press release page; The Conclusion of Patterns 2014-10-09 Recently, Linden Lab announced that we are working on an ambitious project to crea...
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Virtual reality 'teleporter' vacation is a trip, but technology can ruin travel - CBC.ca

Virtual reality 'teleporter' vacation is a trip, but technology can ruin travel - CBC.ca | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
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Virtual reality 'teleporter' vacation is a trip, but technology can ruin travel
CBC.ca
The Starship Enterprise introduced us to the transporter beam but who needs sci-fi when a real-life teleporter offers the ultimate in hassle-free-travel?
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Virtual reality is about to get rather real - CBS News

Virtual reality is about to get rather real - CBS News | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Virtual reality is about to get rather real
CBS News
When Facebook (FB) bought virtual reality hardware company Oculus for $2 billion, it was big news. Oculus' VR goggles could be used in gaming, communications, media and education.
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World's first 'smart' cruise ship features robot bartenders, virtual balconies and more

World's first 'smart' cruise ship features robot bartenders, virtual balconies and more | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Dubbed by its owner as “the world's first smartship,” Royal Caribbean's newest cruise ship could be just the ticket for tech fans keen to indulge their passion while sailing on the high seas.
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Wow!  I wonder what this costs. Maybe our next cruise - lol

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Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference 2015

Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference 2015 | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education is a peer-reviewed community event focusing on education in immersive virtual environments.
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Creating Real Readers from Virtual Worlds pt. 4

Creating Real Readers from Virtual Worlds pt. 4 | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Networking as an author - where do you do it? It helps a lot if you have a scrabble of scribblers* at your beck and call to bounce ideas off of, ask for advice and proofread. Some of us are lucky e...
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Virtual reality will be huge in 2015, but it won't be perfect for a while - CNET

Virtual reality will be huge in 2015, but it won't be perfect for a while - CNET | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Virtual reality is still a virtual reality; until certain aspects evolve, don't expect perfection any time soon. This was never more clear than at this year's CES show in Vegas.
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Linden Lab explores VR for its next-generation virtual world (interview) page 1 | GamesBeat | Games | by Dean Takahashi

Linden Lab explores VR for its next-generation virtual world (interview) page 1 | GamesBeat | Games | by Dean Takahashi | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Under new CEO Ebbe Altberg, the company is working on its successor to Second Life.
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Serious Games International blog: Welcome to the world of virtual worlds and intelligent avatars!

Serious Games International blog: Welcome to the world of virtual worlds and intelligent avatars! | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Mick McLaughlin says on how a Coventry company is at the forefront of world-class solutions in the corporate simulation and 3D immersive environments
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Linden Lab is building a spiritual sequel to Second Life

Linden Lab is building a spiritual sequel to  Second Life | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Linden Lab is building a spiritual sequel to Second Life Linden Lab has confirmed that it is working a spiritual sequel to its hugely popular Second Life virtual world, stating that,
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Virtual world technique to cure real life disease - Sinapse Blog (blog)

Virtual world technique to cure real life disease - Sinapse Blog (blog) | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
A new approach to provide better access to cancer drugs at an affordable price- Brought to you by Sinapse - Powered by BananaIP
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Oculus Rift DK2 Project Viewer Now Available

Oculus Rift DK2 Project Viewer Now Available | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
A few months ago, we released a Project Viewer that made it possible to use the first generation Oculus Rift development kit (DK1) anywhere in Second Life. Since then, Oculus Rift has released a second generation development kit, DK2.
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Snickers' Doodles: Linden Lab announces changes to Second Life Marketplace

Snickers' Doodles: Linden Lab announces changes to Second Life Marketplace | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Snicker's Doodles :: Linden Lab announces changes to Second Life Marketplace http://t.co/lykr5Jkccp
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5 Roadblocks to Virtual Reality Becoming Mainstream - Mashable

5 Roadblocks to Virtual Reality Becoming Mainstream - Mashable | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
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5 Roadblocks to Virtual Reality Becoming Mainstream
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For more than 25 years, one iteration or the next of virtual reality has been touted as a life-altering technological breakthrough.
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Forecast for Virtual Reality Entertainment: Bright but Foggy - Variety

Forecast for Virtual Reality Entertainment: Bright but Foggy - Variety | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
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Forecast for Virtual Reality Entertainment: Bright but Foggy
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Saturday's Oculus Connect conference in Hollywood fairly crackled with energy and optimism.
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@Gundam Park in Second Life for Event: "Salerno in Fantasy 2014" - YouTube

☼ Machinima and Pics By Wizardoz Chrome from Event: @Gundam Park in Second Life for "Salerno in Fantasy 2014". August 31.2014 (Second Life in Fantasy) ☼Slurl...
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